Archive: October 2016


Turmeric: A Trend with Benefits?

With claims that it might cure Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and a host of modern ailments, turmeric is also the spicy subject of much scientific study. Eliot Eunchung Kwon, a master’s student in the USC Davis School’s Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program, recently reviewed research on this ancient antidote.

Media Advisory: Caregiving May be Hazardous to Your Health

Contact: Orli Belman,, 310 709-4156 Learn why taking care of caregivers is more important than ever Hear the latest solutions at USC conference WHAT: The USC Family Caregiver Support Center is getting a head start on National Caregiving Month with its annual caregiver’s conference.

15th Annual Caregivers Are Learning More (C.A.L.M.) Conference & Resource Fair on November 1, 2014 photographed by Gennia Cui of Creative Core, LLC

Donna Benton Named to California Task Force on Family Caregiving

USC Leonard Davis School Professor Donna Benton has been appointed to the California Task Force on Family Caregiving. Benton, who is also the director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center/Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center, is a senate appointee to the task force, which is expected to make policy recommendations to the legislature in July 2018.